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2012-10-30 07:23:59

HANGZHOU, China, Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the last ten years, the Chinese painting industry has witnessed a rapid rise, with yearly output breaking ten million tons in 2011. And in that period, it has developed with great success, with branding companies expanding on a very large scale. In the "12th Five-Year Plan" period, China has the target of continuing it urban development, while also ensuring its rapid economic development brings high-quality life to consumers....

2012-10-18 15:20:50

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today welcomed the decision of the World Trade Organization (WTO) to side with the United States in a major trade dispute covering China's imposition of illegal antidumping and countervailing duties on imports of grain oriented flat-rolled electrical steel from the United States. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) China had illegally imposed duties on these products without...

2012-09-17 06:20:39

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today praised President Obama for his commitment to workers in America's auto and auto parts sector by announcing a new effort to fight Chinese unfair trade practices. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) In January, the USW, joined by other unions, U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown, Bob Casey, Debbie Stabenow and Congressman Sandy Levin, along with other leading members of...

2012-09-16 10:20:08

NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- After Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel Prize for Literature, alerted President Bill Clinton about plans of terrorist attacks by Cuban exile terrorists in Miami, the FBI decided to arrest the five Cuban intelligence officers who were trying to prevent the killing of civilians by dynamiting hotels where Cubans and foreigner tourists were staying. The arrests occurred in Florida, and those arrested were Cuban intelligence officers, who were investigating a...

2012-08-07 10:26:59

BAKERSFIELD, Calif., Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su yesterday submitted a lawsuit for filing with the Fresno Superior Court against farm labor contracting company, Javier Diaz, dba Diaz Contracting for multiple violations, including failure to provide minimum wage and overtime to employees. The lawsuit seeks in excess of $634,800 in unpaid wages, penalties and damages affecting 129 workers. The lawsuit stems from on-going investigations...

2012-07-10 02:21:14

MIAMI, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Commencing July 11, 2012 at 12 pm Eastern Time, International Port Corp (IPC), via CubaPACK, will begin offering the only weekly, OFAC- and US Department of Commerce-licensed, direct maritime humanitarian shipment service from the Miami River Port, USA to the Port of Havana, Cuba. At 7:00 am July 12, 2012, the ship will dock at the port of Havana ready to off load, marking a historic occasion and making it the first direct Miami to Cuba maritime shipment...

2012-06-11 10:24:53

OAKLAND, Calif., June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su announced a settlement today on a civil wage and penalty assessment issued by the Labor Commissioner against prime contractor Tadros & Youssef Construction in the Arcadia Unified School District. Tadros & Youssef Construction has agreed to pay $877,876.64 in back wages and penalties for failure to pay prevailing wage, overtime wages, and related labor violations. "This public works...

2012-06-06 23:03:33

The overtime attorneys at Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik file a Wage and Hour class action seeking to prevent Walgreens´ practice of requiring its employees to work off the clock without pay during routine “security inspections” Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) June 06, 2012 On May 9, 2012, Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik filed a class action lawsuit against Walgreen Co. (“Walgreens”) alleging that the pharmacy chain violated California labor laws by routinely...

2012-04-23 18:20:37

SEOUL, South Korea, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Ministry of Health and Welfare announced, "Medical Korea 2012 - The 3rd Global Healthcare & Medical Tourism Conference", was held at the COEX Grand Ballroom from April 17th to 19th with about 700 participants from 36 nations. The main theme of the conference was "Future Strategy for Emerging Markets", focusing on the Middle-east, Southeast Asia and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). Under this theme, discussions centered...

2012-04-04 23:01:50

Kathryn Rose, CEO and Laura Rubinstein, President of content syndication community, Social Buzz Club along with Lena West, CEO of InfluenceExpansion.com announce an alliance to bring content syndication services to the members of the Influence Expansion Academy. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 04, 2012 “We are excited to introduce the Social Buzz Club to our members,” says West. “Expanding your influence has everything to do with two things: 1) how much quality content you...